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Soft Tissue Injuries - First Aid

Learning Objectives

  • State how to appropriately respond to soft tissue injuries such as cuts, puncture wounds, impaled objects, bleeding, and severe bleeding.
  • Recognize the severity of a burn and describe how to respond to victims suffering from minor, major and chemical burns.
  • Explain how to respond to a victim who has suffered an electrical injury.

Available in English, Spanish

20 minutes

When it comes to soft tissue injuries, the biggest culprit can very often be previous injuries being reinjured. Knowing how to prevent a soft tissue injury is just as important as knowing how to treat one.

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Bleeding Injuries
  • Burns
  • Electrical Injuries
  • Practice
Regulations
  • Mayo Clinic, Patient Care & Health Info, First Aid, September, 2014
  • Healthline Burns: Types, Treatments, and More, April Khan and Matthew Solan, Medically Reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA on August 13, 2014
  • Part 15: First Aid, Web-based Integrated 2010 & 2015 American Heart Association and American Red Cross Guidelines for First Aid, April 01, 2016